Digital Genetics


Organising the Pantry

by on Mar.15, 2012, under DIY, Woodwork

As part of an ever growing need to organise and recycle, My wife and I have undergone a simple project with some used wine boxes originally destined for the rubbish. With a few small modifications, namely a strip of blackboard paint and a touch of elbow grease we’ve been able to achieve all this and more.

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Pooktre Tree Shapers

by on Nov.19, 2010, under Art, nature, Woodwork

“In 1987 Peter had the idea of growing a chair. In 1995 Peter and Becky became life partners. One year later Pooktre was born. Together they have mastered the art of Tree shaping. Pooktre has perfected a Gradual shaping method, which is the shaping of trees as they grow along predetermined designs. Designing and setting up the supporting framework are fundamental to the success of a tree. Some are intended for harvest to be high quality indoor furniture and others will remain living art.”

For more information about Pooktre and this wonderfully creative team, please visit their website:

Pete in the living garden chair

Pete in the living garden chair
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One of my first chests

by on Aug.23, 2010, under Woodwork

Pine cone wood burning on front of chest

Fabric Lining for inside, in addition to the brass inline rear hinge

a rear shot of the completed treasure chest

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